House of the Devil (2009) Movie Review

House of the Devil (2009)

2009 | R | Horror, Mystery
95 minutes /

User Score: 58/100

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House of the Devil Review

Synopsis:

During a night of 1983 with full lunar eclipse, Samantha Hughes takes a babysitting job surrounded by mysterious circumstances before she finds out her client's terrifying secret.

I’m surprised by all the gushing reviews for this movie. I am watching it right now, having rented it from IO for a whopping $6.45. Wooden acting, stiff dialogue, clear absences of a competent editor, and meaningless scenes create a boring movie. It seems that the creators of this movie fancy themselves as independent film types. Nothing could be further from the truth. I already mentioned that the script was stiffly written. "Ah, I see you’ve met. Excellent." The lack of editing creates a slow pace that drags on and on. The star, who resembles Karen Allen, is lovely to watch but not exactly inspired, or a good actress.

Do yourself a favor- wait for it on HBO, but don’t pay to see this movie.


About House of the Devil (2009)

Title: House of the Devil
AKA: The House of the Devil
Year: 2009
Runtime: 95 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Reviewer:
Score: 3.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 2.9/5 stars from 12 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 12
MPAA Rating: R
Starring: Dee Wallace, AJ Bowen, John Speredakos, Graham Reznick, Heather Robb, Michael Vincent, Tom Noonan, Jocelin Donahue, Mary Woronov, Brenda Cooney, Ti West, Mary B. McCann, William Albino, Jenna Racine, Paul Hychko, Brendan Rocap, James Sadowski, Joseph Lafrance, Ashley St. John-Yantz, Frantz Menand, Karl Theo, Gary Won, Helen Jacobs, Joshua Austin, Greta Gerwig, Robert Smolley, Paul Clough, Darryl Nau, Jacob Jaffke, Chance Nannassy
Writers: Ti West
Director: Ti West

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